NSF: Preparing Supplemental Funding Requests in Research.gov and Upcoming FastLane Proposal Decommissioning Deadlines

Published November 8, 2022 The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that supplemental funding requests including Career-Life Balance requests can now be prepared in Research.gov. Supplemental funding requests can be submitted in Research.gov regardless of the system used (Research.gov, FastLane, or Grants.gov) for proposal submission. FastLane supplemental funding request functionality will remain available in parallel for […]

NSF Announces Revised Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG)

Published November 7, 2022 A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 23-1) has been issued. The new PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted or due on or after January 30, 2023. Significant changes include: Revisions to incorporate Research.gov as the replacement for FastLane for proposal preparation and submission. Information about the use […]

HRPO – New Website

Published October 20, 2022 The Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) is pleased to announce the launch of a new website. The goal for the redesign of the website was to create an informative and user-friendly platform that features a consistent and intuitive design. As part of the development process, we considered survey feedback from the entire […]

NIH and NSF Harassment Policies

Published October 13, 2022 The Office on Sponsored Research Services (OSRS), Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA) and Human Resources (HR) are contacting you today regarding the recent harassment policies from National Institutes of Health (NSF) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) requiring notification to NIH or NSF when disciplinary action is taken related to harassment. Noted […]

Compliance Training Monitoring Resources

Published October 11, 2022 Research Education & Information has developed new resources to assist departments in monitoring for completion of compliance training. Training for Researchers webpage – A list of major compliance trainings with audience, frequency, Learn@Work link and ID. Learn@Work Compliance Training for Researchers Report – A new report in Learn@Work is available that pulls outstanding […]

NIH Loan Repayment Programs 2022

Published October 6, 2022 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Extramural Loan Repayment Programs (LRP) application cycle opened September 1, 2022, and will close on November 17, 2022. Please see this procedures document for important information regarding the LRP process and obtaining approval from the Office of Sponsored Research Services (OSRS). The NIH Loan Repayment […]

Research MyChart Recruitment Template in Epic

Published September 29, 2022 Research Recruitment using MyChart is one available method to recruit participants in Epic with appropriate IRB approval. It is very important to understand this tool and the audience it may impact. The Epic1 Research Team and Institute for Informatics designed and implemented a template that will help researchers with this recruitment […]

Celebrating National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Published September 19, 2022 I want to express my sincere admiration and appreciation for the tireless efforts and exceptional accomplishments of the postdoctoral trainees at Washington University in St. Louis. September 19 – 23 is National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW), and I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the contributions our postdoctoral trainees […]

RMS Update: Menu Changes; New Tools for Faculty Disclosure Reporting

Menu Changes The appearance and function of RMS menus will changed on September 13, 2022. The new menus no longer require hovering over a menu item, but instead provide a menu of clickable stationary buttons within each module. This change will improve the user experience for faculty and DAs by avoiding the need for precise […]

NIH Childcare Costs for NRSA Trainees

Published September 9, 2022 The NIH will provide a childcare allowance for graduate students and post-doctorates funded through the National Research Service Award (NRSA) program on institutional research training awards (T32, TL1, TU2 and T90), see NIH Notice NOT-OD-21-177.  Accordingly, Sponsored Projects Accounting, in conjunction with Human Resources, have developed the attached guidance document and related form. A […]